PACE – slogging away at recognition

What do you do if you’re light years from an issue, aren’t up with it, know little about it but do recognize that it needs to be presented?

Well you have to somehow post on it and hope that people who know the facts come in and turn the post into something worthwhile. Such is the case with PACE, Jeremy Hunt and CBT. Yvonne Leach takes up the story:

Following on from your blog entry Slogging Away, reference Jeremy Hunt and CBT courses connection: you may or may not be aware of the £5million plus taxpayers’ money wasted on the PACE study and subsequent misselling of the results steering the way towards greater use of CBT in the NHS. CFS/ME aside, if it smells rotten, it usually is:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/110421439

This is also interesting:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sa3LyYxu49s&feature=plcp

Remember how ‘they’ started with tobacco and are now heading towards alcohol and food; the same can be said for CFS/ME and CBT/GET. It is a subject worth watching and linking the dots.

I read the Scribd piece and the further into it I got, the more criminal it seemed to my mind. See what you think.

3 comments for “PACE – slogging away at recognition

  1. Greg Tingey
    November 9, 2012 at 8:29 am

    This is both a financial con-trick & an attempt to “treat” people who are really, physically ill [ M.E. is really nasty ] with witch-doctoring.
    The best antidote to psychiatry is still the late Peter Medawar’s rant on the subject ( in “Pluto’s Republic” )

    Why do people prefer non-physical solutions to problems?
    [ Meanwhile, in another universe, ask a priest, of any religion, this question.
    Oh dear. ]

  2. mona
    November 9, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    The government is run by snake-oil salesmen as they all have been since the war, however reading the psuedo-scientific crap from psuedo scientists,I prefer to take knowledge from Linus Pauling,, for the dumbo who says that ME is a psychological construct, I say that THINKING is as BIOLOGICAL as digestion, try reading Flouridation Mind Control and the Masses by Ian E Stephen,, find out about contamination and the suphur deficency in our soul a report by the Finnish Government

    • mona
      November 9, 2012 at 8:34 pm

      Sorry, try soil.

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